Latest Current Affairs of 11th July 2018

Naval war room leak: Former officer gets 7 years jail :- A special court in New Delhi on Wednesday sentenced former naval officer, Captain Salam Singh Rathore, to seven years of rigorous imprisonment in the 2005 Naval War Room leak case.

Manipur: 9 dead in massive landslides :- In Manipur, at least nine people have been killed while two are missing due to massive landslides at three places in Tamenglong district.

Mumbai sees respite from rains but warning for more remains :-  Mumbai limping back to normalcy after rain stops; Road traffic smooth, train & air services also resume; City braces for heavy showers as predicted by MET Department.

LS Speaker writes to MPs, says it’s time to introspect :- Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has written to Members of Parliament asking them to end the “cycle of interruptions” in the House.

PM: Govt working towards doubling farmers income by 2022 :- Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterates commitment of his government to double farmers’ income by 2022; Addressing Kisan Kalyan Rally at Malout in Muktsar in Punjab, PM hits out at Congress for not honouring hard work of the farmers.

More emphasis be given to employment & income generation in NorthEast: HM :- Emergence of New North East is at the heart of Creation of New India. That was the driving sentiment at the 67th meeting of North Eastern Council in Shillong on Tuesday.

Railways to introduce Shri Ramayana express from November :-  IRCTC, the tourism wing of Piyush Goyal led Ministry of Railways will run a special tourist train associated with the story of Lord Ram from the famous Indian epic Ramayana in the name of “Shri Ramayana Express”

Incessant rain in Mumbai causes traffic snarls, MeT forecasts more downpour :- Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai and its neighbouring areas, throwing normal life out of gear. In the past 24 hours, the downpour had caused havoc in financial capital.